Religious leaders in Cape Town have taken a new approach to problems in Khayelitsha: they investigated locally instead of staging violent protests.
Any chance of peace in Bekkersdal hinges on the response of the government, says Kwanele Sosibo.
Lack of service delivery in Durban Deep, Johannesburg, has not only affected people, but the animals at the Claw shelter too.
Bekkersdal community leaders say government is engaging with them on their grievances, and will put protests on hold while investigations continue.
Service delivery protests have resumed in Protea Glen in Soweto after 19 people were arrested for public violence on Thursday.
Furious Soweto residents have vowed to make the township ungovernable until the Premier of Gauteng addresses them on poor service delivery.
Don't be fooled by the genteel silence in the quaint Free State town of Parys -- there are many unchecked emotions rumbling beneath the surface.
Local politics may be fraught with animosity, but they are essential for effective governance, writes Gregory Mthembu-Salter.
After missing six months of schooling Northern Cape education department officials have decided that pupils in Olifantshoek will repeat 2012.
The outrage over Eskom's request to raise tariffs may be better directed at wasteful municipalities, writes Phillip de Wet.
Professor Daniel Plaatjies is quite correct to draw attention to the need to professionalise the public administration, writes Paul Hoffman.
Angry Northern Cape communities argue that closing schools is in the learners' best interests.
Cape Town shack dwellers' anger is about a lack of service delivery and is not politically motivated.
Protests have plagued Cape Town for years, but now they've begun to bleed out of township boundaries and into spaces that affect the middle class.
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says there is no need for illegal protests when ANC councillors are meant to represent residents in government.
The Cape Times has reported a man died and a truck was torched during service delivery protests in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
Eight people have been arrested in Cape Town after Khayelitsha residents burnt tyres and stoned vehicles in service delivery protests.
According to a recent study by Wits University, ANC members have played a leading role in most protests across the country.
In Kagiso, as in so many other settlements in South Africa, time moves on but the appalling conditions persist. Heidi Swart reports.
Police say there is no sign of protesters in Kagiso in the West Rand the morning after a service delivery protest turned violent in the area.